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, jim lehrer from pbs. he's moderat 12 debates, more than anybody else. here he is right now. >> good evening, from the magnus arena at the university of denver in denver, colorado. i'm jim lehrer of the pbs news hour and i welcome you to the first of the 2012 presidential debates, between president barack obama, the democratic nominee, and former massachusetts governor mitt romney, the republican nominee. this debate, and the next three, two presidential, one vice presidential, are sponsored by the commission on presidential debates. tonight's 90 minutes will be about domestic issues. and will follow a format designed by the commission. there will be six roughly 15-minute segments, with two-minute answers for the first question, then open discussion for the remainder of each segment. thousands of people offered suggestions on questions, via the internet and other means, but i made the final selections and, for the record, they were not submitted for approval to the commission or the candidates. the segments, as i announced, in advanc advanced, will be three on the economy and one eac
, instead of jim lehrer. >> whatever it takes to keep american's attention. >>> foreign news this morning, u.n. security council is condemning syria after artillery strike on a turkish border town that killed five civilians. syria apologized. fears of cross border war triggered protests. police used tear gas and water cannons to barack reak up prote thousands. >>> struggling to put out a wildfire. the fire fueled by bone dry conditions quickly scorched 150 acres. some people in shelton, 40 miles from seattle, were forced from their homes. others were put on notice to be ready to get out. >>> american airlines is canceling dozens of flights just before the holiday weekend. as it scrambles to fix loose passenger seats. airline executives are not blaming the problem on its own work force. they claim it is a combination of wear, poor design and spilled soda, can you believe that, causing seat clamps to fail. the repairs should be repaired by monday. >> be careful with your sodas. >>> major financial headline this morning, record low rates for mortgage loans. the rates fell for a second week in a
and eliminate a number of perhaps and consolidate a number of others. with jim lehrer there, he made an important point, you have to borrow money from china to pay for these program, is it worth it? that's the test that should be applied. if we impose it on future generations. big bird, i can tell you, as the father of three children grown, any father who's gone to a toy store knows that big bird is a pretty commercially successful entity and whether or not we should be subsidizing it and you can cite, oh, it's not that big a percentage of the budget, that's true but every penny that raises a potential cut seems to be sacred with this administration and you can't cut it. and they demagogue it and i think the american people understand this is a big election and a big choice. >> let's talk -- >> have to make some tough decisions and have to find some things where it's not worth borrowing money and imposing debt on future general raths, big bird would be pretty successful, i suspect, without a government federal subsidy and all that debt. >> let's talk about friday's job numbers and ra
mostly to the moderator, jim lehrer of pbs. >> we still have trillion dollar deficits. the cbo says we'll have a trillion dollar deficit each of the next four years. >> reporter: these two men, they are virtually strangers to each other personally. they've only met in person three times before tonight. most recently, in passing, on a debate stage in new hampshire way back in 2008, when republicans followed democrats in debate three days before the primaries. and there was this brief encounter on the campaign trail in 2007. >> good luck to you today. >> reporter: and while they have both reached the pinnacle of party politics, they are so different. their talents and their paths to power and their debate styles. so much at stake on that stage tonight. this showdown comes at what might be the critical moment in this campaign. a hinge of political history. polls show the race tightening, just 34 days left in this campaign. and you can already sense in the crowds the special energy of the home stretch. but tonight, surprisingly, and in contrast to the daily scrap on the trail, no zingers,
challenge ch other. jim lehrer could directly challenge them. but they really don't know. >> it is going to be such an exciting night. and a reminder that george and i will be right here with you and the abc news team, ready to react and analyze and fact check. one-on-one, the candidates debate, 9:00 p.m.astern, 6:00 central. >>> and we move on now on "world news" because we have two developing stories from overseas. tonight in syria, the city of aleppo, their new york city, four car bombs killed nearly 40 people. eyewitnesses describe what felt like a series of earthquakes, giant buildings flattened. and here, a square before and after, you can see there, reduced to rubble. >>> and, in iran, something we rarely see. clashes in the streets of tehran, as hundreds of protesters take on their own government. outraged over the collapse of the iranian currency. it's taken a nose dive in the past week, down 40%. and that is a record low. and that is proof, economists say, that tough sanctions by the u.s. government, because of iran's nuclear program, are taking hold. >>> and now, we turn to a
that half the people are our fans. >> reporter: jim lives in new orleans but grew new baltimore county idolizing you know who. >> there were two thinks we fought about in little lig, who would be short stop and who would wear number eight. >> reporter: katy is originally from pg county. >> if they actually make the playoffs, i will have to make a trip to clam den -- camden yards. >> to win the next two games, hopefully take down the yankees, wen the als. >> the whole hope is they can win. i think that's probably most everybody's hope, except for the yankees. >> the rays lost. oakland won its game and so the rays were eliminated from playoff contention. however in speaking with some of the orioles, they expect a prepared and very good team. buck showalter talked about it. we'll see what happens as the orioles try it get back up after last night's loss. live in tropicana field, christian schaffer. >> what's it like to be in a visiting ballpark and see the orange taken over. >> reporter: i had my camera focused up in the stands and the orioles are ready for that one big hit but it didn't
correspondent jim avila now telling us the latest. >> reporter: diane, american tonight grounded half its fleet of 757s, its domestic long-range workhorse, taken out of service for a second round of faa monitored fixes to prevent passenger seats from becoming dislodged in the air. at one point, one of them even turned over backwards into the row behind it. the airline's engineering team decided the locking mechanism that skurps the seat to the floor must be enhanced. it's another setback for american which suffered record delays in september, claiming its pilots intentionally caused delays twice as often as its competito competitors, something the pilots' union denied. this is now a safety issue. the cements on three flights came unhinged. just yesterday, american said it finished its inspections but now is ordering mechanics to fix the seats again, wherever the 48 planes involved land next, anywhere in the country. a move that will cause cancellations and more delays through saturday, for american. diane? >> all right, jim, thank you, on this breaking news. >>> and now, we have a number of fin
's senior national correspondent jim avila tells us. >> reporter: boston's logan field -- one of american's boeing 757s, 47 of which, nearly half the fleet taken out of service today. as the troubled airline tries to make sure no more of its coach seats come loose in flight -- as they have three separate times. >> the seats are loose. >> we're not sure if it is a mechanical failure or a human failure. >> reporter: american saying today it has identified the problem -- because seats came loose in one case, flipping passengers on their backs. the seats came in rows of three. the row is held to the floor with a cadle clamp. that was improperly installed. >> on the safety side of the situation, american's doing haul that it can do right now to ensure that the seats are being looked at and installed as correctly as possible. >> reporter: american says the investigation is still underway, but so far the airline cannot give a solid answer as to why now. these seats have been in use for up to 20 years, and never come loose before. aviation sources say the last eyes and hands on the saddle clamps
away. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila was there. >> reporter: this is what three months in the slammer can do to a man. jerry sandusky has lost weight, his skin turned gray and his gregarious, everyone's pal persona, shrunken inward. the arrogance, gone. >> he did not have that annoying grin. he is a defeated man today. >> reporter: and that was before the judge lowered the boom -- not a day less than 30 years, as many as 60. >> he will not get out until he is 97 or 98 years old. so he's going to die in prison. >> reporter: his wife, dottie, in court for support. sandusky complained about the verdict, and in a defiant but trembling voice, proclaimed innocence. "i feel a need to talk. i didn't do these alleged disgusting acts." a more emotional echo of what we heard him say in a public statement release to the penn state radio station. >> they can treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart. >> reporter: but in court sandusky would not have the last word. three of his ten victims confronted him face to face. victim five, "i'm haunted by his naked dy." victim
sentencing for sexual abuse and abc senior national correspondent jim avila to tell us what he's saying. >> reporter: good evening, diane. tomorrow is judgment day to sentence jerry sandusky to life and live out the rest of his days in prison. tonight in a highly unorthodox move he put out a daring statement to the penn state college radio station, on the tape he defiantly accuses his victims of lying and insists he is an innocent man. >> i'm responding to the worst loss of my life. first i looked at myself. over and over i asked why? why didn't we have a fair opportunity to prepare for trial? why have so many people suffered as a result of false allegations. what's the purpose? maybe it will help others. some vulnerable children who could be abused might not be as a result of all the publicity. that would be nice, but i'm not sure about it. i would cherish the opportunity to become a candle for others as they have been a light for me. they can take away my life. they can make me out as a monster, they can treat me as a monster but they can't take away my heart. in my heart i know i did
the problem. here's abc's jim avila. >> reporter: american has grounded half its fleet of 757s, its domestic long-range workhorse, taking out for a second round of faa monitored fixes to prevent passenger seats from becoming dislodged in the air. the airline engineering team decided the locking mechanism that secures the seats to the floor, must be enhanced. >> we have a unique situation of a track that had become somewhat worn. and it was where some soda spilled down over time and allowed the seats to become dislodged. >> reporter: another setback for american airlines which suffered record delays in september, for what it claims were labor troubles. claiming its pilots intentionally caused delays twice as often as competitors. the seat issue ratcheted up the airline's troubles. the seats on three flights had come unhinged. earlier this week, american said it finished its inspections. but it's ordering mechanics to fix the seats again, wherever the 48 planes involved land next. a move that will cause cancellations and more delays until saturday. >>> sources tell abc news that federal invest
's not that much different youan do. >> reporter: you heard from jim thome. now he's gotten into the cage himself. 42 years old. you heard what he said. that was one of the best pitching performances he's ever seen. yet, the orioles will win. it's omazing. game time just after 7:00. if the orioles can win this one, they will guarantee themselves at least one playoff hem -- game. >> the wild card game will be friday neat at 8:37. >> the orioles have talked about their separation, figuring out who's going to play. they could be on the road for a wild card game. what they're saying all they can do is focus on it. we you look at it that way, it's the simplest way. >> thank you. so much on the line here tonight, so we want you to send us your best shot. show the orioles support. you can check out the ones that are already up on abc2news.com under featured stories right there on our home page. >> the clock is ticking. the deadline today for the americanilots to decide whether to walk off the job. if the pilots do strike, it would follow other bad news including weeks of flight delays and inflight maint
some planes out of service until they can be checked. abc's jim avila has more. >> reporter: no one can remember this happening before, not passengers, so rattled they didn't want to be identified. >> the seats flipped backwards and so -- people were -- essentially on the laps of the passengers behind them with, with their legs up in the air. >> reporter: not aviation experts. >> i have never seen anything like that in all my years, 30 years of covering the airline industry. >> reporter: no one can remember airline seats disconnecting from the cabin floor. now it happen twice in three days abrd two american airlines 757s. >> during climb out, rows, passenger seats row 12, d, e, f, came loose. >> reporter: flight 685, boston to miami diverted in mid flight declaring an emergency, landing at jfk in new york because a row of seats had disengaged from its rails. on a nearly full flight. one of the displaced passengers is moved to the flight attendant's jump seat. fearing turbulence en route, the captain decides to land before the loose row becomes an in flight missile. >> we don't want that
. jim avila has more on this. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. everything is on stake for american airlines, as passengers wonder what is next after a trash of seat disconnects in midair. american airlines on the offensive this morning after reports of yet another plane, this time an american flight from vail to dallas last wednesday, having rows of seats come loose. the third report in less than a week. >> we have seats loose in the back. and we need to return to base. >> reporter: the airline insisting those frightening maintenance issues, forcing at least two of the jumbo jets to abort their trip, have nothing to do with the airline's bankruptcy or labor troubles. >> this is a mechanical issue. it's not related to anything despite all of the rumors and speculation. >> reporter: that may not be enough for frightened passengers for this woman, too skiddish to allow her face to be shown. >> the seat flipped backwards. so, people were essentially on the laps of the passengers behind them with their legs up in the air. >> reporter: this morning, american tell
of the problem with seats coming loose. abc's jim avila reports. >> reporter: boston's logan field, one of american's boeing 757s, 47 of which nearly the half the fleet taken out of service as the troubled airline tries to make sure no more of its coach seats come loose in flight, as they have three separate times. >> our seats, 14 abc i think are totally disconnected. >> somehow in the installation process of our seats we introduced a failure. not sure mechanical failure or human failure. >> reporter: american saying it identified what caused three flights to be aborted in mid flight because seats came loose. in one case, flipping passengers on their backs. the seats came in rows of three. and the row is held to the floor with what is called a saddle clamp. it is that clamp that was improperly installed on the planes where the seats disengaged. >> on the safety side of this particular situation, american is doing all that it can do to ensure that the seats are -- are being looked at and making sure they're installed as correctly as they're supposed to be. >> reporter: american says the
. >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >>reporter: now, pbs' jim le hrer airs tonight at 9:00 p.m. you can see it here on abc 2 news. according to the most recent cnn/rc poll, when you factor in the margin of error of 3 1/2 points, this race remains a dead heat. >> thanks, charley. >>> if you want to watch those debates with a big group of people would which could be pretty fun. you'll want to head to gillman. they'll be hosting an audience discussion about the debate and the campaign as well, as well as historical coverage of important moments in american electoral history. so this event begins at 8:30 tonight. you can always check it out. it ends around 10:30 this evening. >>> baltimore county police have made two arrests in a string of abductions that have happened in the area. abc 2 news' linda stow this morning is at police headquarters in the county with the very latest. and, linda, any new information this morning so far? >>reporter: police have released the suspect's identities. they are 21-year-old kenyon waller and 25-year-old william campbell, both of baltimore
's where president obama and mitt romney will face off on stage. one moderator, jim leher the moderator. >>> also, in this half hour, in this first half, a new showdown is heating up. a tree that almost killed, well, mcsteamy as you know him from "grey's anatomy." a tree fell on her from the next door neighbor's yard. a big legal battle brewing. >>> first, we're going to get to the latest trouble for american airlines. a story we first brought you on "good morning america." another flight was forced to make an emergency landing last night. and abc's jim avila has been tracking all of the developments. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. american pilots could be at the bargaining table as early as today. bringing to an end, the problems for the airline. this morning, the embattled american airlines under the microscope again. >> i have a gear unsafe flight. >> reporter: another american flight forced to make an emergency landing after an apparent mid-flight maintenance issue. flight 1862, travelling from dallas to st. louis tuesday, turned around after the landing ge
opponent. >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> pbs' jim lehrer will moderate tonight's debate from denver at 9:00 p.m. you can watch it here on abc news. a new cnn poll has this race as a dead heat when factoring in the three-point margin of error. >>> no doubt you have seen plenty of ads about expanded gambling here in our state. well, the washington redskins are now showing support for question 7. the team issued a statement in favor of building a casino in pg county and adding table games to the state's existing casinos. the representative says a yes vote for question 7 is a tremendous opportunity to create jobs and increase funding for public schools in maryland. >>> you have a chance to say thank you to those who have sacrificed so much just to protect us. baltimore's international association of firefighters, they are hosting a crab feast and it's all to honor colleagues who have lost their lives in the line of duty. it's happening tonight, if you're curious and you want to go, and it's happening at the baltimore museum of industry on key highway. the ceremony
with loose seats. and as jim avila reports, federal officials are already investigationing two other flights with the very same issue. >> during climbout, rows passenger seats, row 12 came loose on the floor. >> reporter: american airlines flight 685, from boston to miami, diverted in mid flight, declaring an emergency and landing at jfk in new york, because a row of seats had disengaged from its rail on nearly a pull flight. one of the displaced passengers is moved to the flight attendants' jump seat. but fearing turbulence en route, the captain decides to land before the loose row becomes an in-flight missile. >> we don't want that thing flying around and hurt the passengers behind it. the seat is loose. and can rotate pretty quickly. >> reporter: a second american flight, from jfk, this time, to miami, turned back after takeoff because of loose seats. elevating americans' struggles from inconvenience, to safety concerns. >> i think it could be sabotage. or it could just be sloppiness. but either way, it's kind of a disaster for the airline. >> reporter: american is in the middle of a labo
on 45 counts of sexual abuse. sandusky still insists he's innocent. abc's jim avila has been covering this story from the start. he's outside the pennsylvania courtroom, where sandusky will appear later today. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, george. we expect from his attorneys and also from his public statement last night that jerry sandusky will be defiant and also unapologetic this morning. and now, abc news has obtained a portion of what one of his victims is expected to tell the judge. from victim 5 this morning, i hope and pray when your honor sentences mr. sandusky, you consider the real harm he's done to me and others and take into account the tears, the pain and anguish that i and others have suffered. clearly, this will not be an ordinary sentencing. >> i'm responding to the worst loss of my life. >> reporter: jerry sandusky, firing back for the first time since he was found guilty of 45 counts of sexual abuse against children. the former penn state coach, now says he didn't get a fair trial. says he has been unjustly treated like a monster. in a statement rele
feeling in a moderator pressure to do better than jim layer, and i am sure -- >> it would be difficult to not perform better. >> the president had a lack luster night, and you turn around and get the jobs report and unemployment fell and that was a boost, and the psychological threshold of it being alow 8%, which is where it was when he took office. and a wild ten days in the race. >> and joe biden getting advice from david axelrod, the strategic adviser for obama, to alleviate some of the same costly mistakes. >> paul ryan must be a little nervous for the first national debate. he's going up against a 40-year vet. >>> the race in connecticut is close. it has been particularly nasty. their debate is no different. >> i think obama care was put into place to bring down the cost curve on health care, and that's not what's happening. insurance premiums are going up. the cost of health care is going up. we're going to add about 10 million more people to our health care rolls. >> let's fix the bill and make it right and not repeal it and the ma thaul gee that you can preserve all ltd good pa
-key style we pbs's jim lehrer. when he included funding to be cut, he included lehrer's orrin programming. >> i like big bird. i like you, too. but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for it. >> reporter: it was a debate full of numbers and domestic policy details. >> if the tax plan he described were a tax plan i would support, absolutely not. i'm not looking for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> now, five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big, bold idea is, never mind. >> reporter: george, up until last night, the obama campaign had succeeded in turning this from a referendum on president obama to a choice. and they were painting mitt romney as an unacceptable alternative. but that dynamic seemed to change last night. it seemed to be very much a referendum on president obama. and mitt romney presented himself as a credible alternati alternative. george? >> that's what mitt romney wanted. >>> let's get the view from the romney camp right now. david muir covers the romney campaign. and as we said, the polls giving mitt romney the win o
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